Events

March 16 - 22, 2019

Thursday, March 21

 GEORGETOWN COLLEGE LIVE REGISTRATION INFO SESSION

Registration for Fall 2019 will be live for the first time. The Georgetown College Dean's Office will hold several live registration information sessions for...

Monday, March 18

 Lina Meruane

Lina Meruane (Chile, 1970) has published fiction and essays, including Las infantas (short stories, 1998), the novels Póstuma (2000), Cercada (2000), Fruta...

Friday, March 22

"Fixed it for you": Examples of intertextuality and metadiscourse in online discussion boards

Professor Cynthia Gordon, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, will share findings from her newest book project, Intertextuality 2.0:...

2019 ADVANCEMENT & INTEGRATION OF MARKETING THROUGH SPORTS (AIM SPORTS) CONFERENCE

The Advancement & Integration of Marketing through Sports (AIM Sports) Conference is a student run platform designed to build stronger sports industry...

Wednesday, March 20

A Luxury Journey with Herve Humler: Founding Partner of The Ritz-Carlton

A Luxury Journey with Herve Humler: Founding Partner of The Ritz-Carlton President and COO, BVLGARI Hotels & Resort

Tuesday, March 19

Africa Imagines: Reversing the Gaze

Through the West’s dominance in global media, we are used to viewing the world through a Western gaze, and through that gaze Africa south of the Sahara has...

Wednesday, March 20

Aging & Health Seminar Series; "Diversity of Senior Living Career Trajectories"

Please join us to learn about the evolving senior living industry and the diverse career opportunities available. We will discuss the new senior living...

Thursday, March 21

Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago -- gui²de Seminar Series

The gui²de Seminar Series is a weekly seminar featuring guest speakers presenting cutting edge research in development economics.

Tuesday, March 19

Allyship Workshop

Ever had the experience of cringing over an insensitive remark or discourteous behavior toward someone else, but not knowing whether or how to object or...

Friday, March 22

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 3:30 pm for...

BIOSTATISTICS SEMINAR SERIES

Speaker: TBA Bio3 Seminar Series sponsored by Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics (DBBB)

Thursday, March 21

Bate-Papo: Portuguese Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Portuguese? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

Tuesday, March 19

Berener Catalá: Catalan Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Catalan? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

Thursday, March 21

Career Exploration Seminar for Freshmen

Start your career planning in community with other Freshmen. You’ll walk away with a better sense of the importance of story, skills and strategy in your...

Tuesday, March 19

Chaplains' Tea with the India Initiative

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff and our guest, the India Initiative, for Chaplains' Tea. We'll bring the tea and snacks, you bring the...

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversation with the Grad Dean

Graduate students are invited to drop by for an open hour of cookies, coffee (and tea), and friendly chat with the Dean of the Graduate School. Join us...

Connecting with LGBTQ Alumni

Transitioning from college to work life can be challenging, especially for LGBTQ students. This event provides an opportunity to reflect with and learn from...

Wednesday, March 20

Curator’s Tour for Students

Want to learn more about the Glenn Ligon exhibition? Attend a 30-minute tour with Al Miner, Director/Chief Curator of the GU Art Galleries.

Tuesday, March 19

Discussion with Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran: Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration 

GU Distinguished Artist in Residence Pianist Jason Moran and his wife mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran will discuss the process of creating their concert Two...

Thursday, March 21

Dissertation Defense: Deanna Tiek

Candidate Name: Deanna Tiek Major: Tumor Biology Advisor: Rebecca Riggins, Ph.D. Title: Deregulated and Destabilized: Targeting Splicing and...

Dissertation Defense: Deanna Tiek

Name of Student: Deanna Tiek Name of Mentor: Rebecca Riggins, Ph.D. Title: Deregulated and destabilized: Targeting splicing and G-quadruplexes in...

Tuesday, March 19

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist

March 19th, 7:00 PM | Closing keynote by Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist Moderated by Scott Taylor Reception to follow, 2nd Floor Healy Hall Lannan...

Monday, March 18

Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

March 18th, 7:00 PM | Keynote speech by Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art Introduced by Aminatta Forna....

Thursday, March 21

Dr. Melvin Butler, University of Miami—Playing with Fire: Sound, Transcendence, and Protest in African Diasporic Ritual Performance

Playing with Fire: Sound, Transcendence, and Protest in African Diasporic Ritual Performance By Dr. Melvin Butler, University of Miami Sponsored by the GU...

Wednesday, March 20

EPS: Will China Save the Planet?

Join Barbara Finamore, Senior Strategic Director for Asia at the National Resources Defense Council, for a discussion titled "Will China Save the Planet?" on...

English Major Career Panel

You majored in English... now what? Are you looking for a summer internship? Are you wondering how to get a job after graduation? Do you have questions about...

Monday, March 18

Euskeraren Ordua: Basque Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Basque? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

FREE BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS CONSULTATION SERVICES

Complimentary (FREE) Statistical, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Consultation Services offered by the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and...

Tuesday, March 19

Film + Discussion: Milli's Awakening

In partnership with Georgetown University's BMW Center for German and European Studies and the Department of German, the Goethe-Institut Washington will host...

Sunday, March 17

Finding Your Voice: Carmen Rosenblatt Fitzsimmons

A dynamic speaker series to honor Women's History Month featuring women in ministry to empower, inspire, ignite, and illuminate the voices of women of every...

Thursday, March 21

Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: A Book Discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt

Join the African Studies Program and Department of History to discuss Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt's book Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War:...

Tuesday, March 19

Free Group Fitness Day

Join us for our FREE Group Fitness Day! All classes will be offered for FREE for current Yates Field House members. Spin - Zumba - Yoga - you name it! Grab a...

Friday, March 22

Friday Music Series: La Marvela

An all-women DC-based band that highlights the richness of Colombian Afro and Indigenous rhythms. McNEIR HALL, NEW NORTH BUILDING FREE

From Truth to Punishment: The Decline of Judicial Torture in Europe, 1550-1750

A William Beik Memorial Seminar featuring Professor Sara Beam (University of Victoria)

From the Holocaust to the Gulag: Prosecuting Jewish "Collaboration" in Stalinist Courts after WWII

As the Second World War ended, a determined Soviet state started to comb individual histories within previously occupied territories, searching for various...

Saturday, March 16

Georgetown Improv Association

(student-produced event) Improv Shows The Georgetown Improv Association invites you to a night of unscripted, unrehearsed, and unbelievable improvised...

Thursday, March 21

German Department Kaffeestunde

Please join German exchange student Viktoria for a weekly Kaffeestunde! All levels are encouraged to come practice their German with a native speaker. Snacks...

Wednesday, March 20

HAPI Hour Seminar: Greg Heller, The Opioid Crisis as a Crisis of Federalism

Some claim, not without reason, that the center of gravity for litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors is in federal court in Ohio, where a...

Friday, March 22

Hebrew Conversation Hour

Come to the ICC Mug on Fridays between 3 and 4 to get a free drink and conversation in Hebrew

Tuesday, March 19

Hora Del Café: Spanish Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Spanish? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

IHS: The Capitalist Perestroika: Ronald Reagan's Restructuring of the Global Economy and the Cold War

Join Fritz Bartel of Yale University for a discussion on Reagan's role in the global economy during the Cold War on March 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in...

Thursday, March 21

Indigenous People, the Environment, and the Chaco Frontier: Argentina, 1870-1930

A GIGH Graduate Student Seminar featuring PhD student Rob Christensen, with Professor Thomas Klubock (University of Virginia).

Wednesday, March 20

Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

The Entering Mentoring seminar, developed by the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching at the University of Wisconsin -Madison, engages research mentors...

Monday, March 18

Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

The Entering Mentoring seminar, developed by the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching at the University of Wisconsin -Madison, engages research mentors...

Tuesday, March 19

Mini Medical School

Mini Medical School is an eight-week seminar during which Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) faculty cover various areas of biomedicine during a...

Mysticism in the Ordinary: The Call of Meditation in a Distracted Age

Georgetown University’s John Main Center for Meditation and Inter-Religious Dialogue University will host the Spring 2019 John Main Lecture on Tuesday, March...

Prayer for Peace & Justice

Following Chaplains' Tea, join us for an interfaith prayer for Peace and Justice. Prayer is led by a different member of our staff each week.

Monday, March 18

Press Pause with Safoura Nourbakhsh

Press Pause offers space to engage contemplative practices deriving from diverse faiths, traditions, and cultures. These weekly sessions aim to provide an...

Wednesday, March 20

Professor Gerhard Bowering, "Christianity in the Qur'an"

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies presents, a talk with Professor Gerhard Bowering of Yale University on "Christianity in the Qur'an."

Thursday, March 21

Runtime Supports for Scalable and Efficient Big Data Processing

Big Data analytics has taken an important role in modern computing. The availability of an enormous amount of data has led to the proliferation of...

Tuesday, March 19

Russian Conversation Hour

Russian conversation hour for those learning the language. Refreshments are provided.

Wednesday, March 20

Russian Conversation Hour

Russian conversation hour for those learning the language. Refreshments are provided.

ShareStream Upgrade

The ShareStream upgrade brings new and easy-to-use media streaming tools to your Canvas course. Open to all Georgetown University Faculty and staff, these...

Sit Back and Relax: Yates Seated Chair Massage Event

Come by Yates Field House for a FREE 15-minute chair massage! Offered once a month on a first come, first serve basis from 11:00am-6:00pm.

Friday, March 22

Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 will provide you with information about the Office of Global Education and study abroad at Georgetown! This session provides an overview of...

Wednesday, March 20

Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 will provide you with information about the Office of Global Education and study abroad at Georgetown! This session provides an overview of...

Thursday, March 21

TBS Workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Reproducibility in Science Guest Speaker: Stephanie W. Watts, PhD Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology Assistant Dean, the Graduate School Michigan State...

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

Friday, March 22

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

Thursday, March 21

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Wednesday, March 20

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Saturday, March 16

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Sunday, March 17

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Monday, March 18

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Tuesday, March 19

The Spirituality of Chant, presented by Sr. Maria M. Kiely OSB, PhD

Georgetown University Schola Cantorum The Spirituality of Chant Presented by Sr. Maria M. Kiely OSB, PhD Since completing her PhD, Sr. Kiely has served as...

March 16 - 22, 2019